Here are 18 Detailed Photoshop UI Design Tutorials to creating professional-quality graphic elements for web pages and multimedia output. The underlying secret to beautiful user interface design is realism: making 2D objects on your screen appear to sit in 3D space with volume, surface properties and undulations that might appear in real life. These faux 3D objects have highlights and shadows just like objects on your desk might have, and they have textures that emulate real objects from glass to sandpaper and everything in between.
Here are 8 website background generators not just for web designers but also for every person who wishes to create unique design that is good looking without using Photoshop effects. Some of the tools presented here can be used freely to enjoy making wonderful patterns, gradients, schemes, stripes, palettes, themes, backgrounds and much more. BgPatterns is a tiny web app for making background patterns in a few clicks.
A few weeks ago we posted a tutorial showing how to create a hipster text effect using Pixelmator.
The Hiiibrand Awards is an international design competition open to professionals and designers, with awards in Logo, Brand and Packaging categories.
A career in Freelance Illustration is much more than drawing pretty pictures.